Welcome! This course is an introduction to the primary concepts of gaming, and an exploration of how these basic concepts affect the way gamers interact with our games. In this course you will understand what defines a “game” and the mechanics and rules behind different types of games. Through four linked assignments you'll learn ways to create and describe a game concept, and specifically what makes a compelling game. This course focuses on the conceptual underpinnings of games, and all assignments can be completed with a pencil and paper – no previous programming knowledge is required.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM INTRODUCTION TO GAME DESIGN
Simple, clean course that focuses beautifully on the core of what is being taught.
Also very enjoyable vibe to the instructor and the assignments; there's a puppet as a TA... enough said. :)
A super fun class, it really helped me understand the overall concept on video games and how to start with them. I recommend this class to anyone that wants to start making interesting video games.
Thanks For Such a Grea Course in Game Design , it is Very helpful for our career . This Course never boured me and found a Great Approach To Teach us With Fun Little Character ! Thanks a Lot
The lecture videos from Professor Fran and his old friend were surprisingly entertaining. Kudos to the team because they were able to make it fun, informative, and engaging throughout the four weeks.
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